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Crail Fish Bar & Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$6 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Seafood, Fast Food, British, Scottish
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews fish mushy peas king prawns tartare salad chip shop take away east neuk cooked to perfection pleasant staff st andrews well worth a visit friendly service pot of tea supper queue chippy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't see why this cafe has not won Chippy of the Year. The fish is so fresh and succulent, never kept in a warmer, always cooked to order for freshness. My husband hates chip shop chips but couldn't get enough of theirs, they are...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Granny W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying nearby in our caravan .... always visit the popular chippie known to everyone...... thought we would be adventurous & try somewhere else .... we were not disappointed! Superb fish & chips, freshly made, home made tartare sauce & friendly staff 😊 can’t beat it...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank mollycatScotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Crail fish and chip bar yesterday and now I can’t get over the amazing king prawns! My boyfriend also really enjoyed the crab and lobster fish cakes. Such an amazing little find and would highly recommend to anyone visiting Crail for the day....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank siobhan b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to this superb fish and chip restaurant. The fish was beautifully cooked and the batter light and crispy. Delicious! Thankfully they very sensibly offer smaller portions as I could not have eaten the standard size. Excellent menu options with a 'specials' board too.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank 37randj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went after a game of golf at Crail. They were delicious! The cafe was sparkling clean. The service was warm and friendly. The fish and chips were the best in Scotland. Hot, crispy and fresh - can’t wait to go again.

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank Katherine756
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a takeaway on a Friday night. Timely and friendly service followed by delicious food.

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank J7333JVclaireh
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Came here again for the 5th time.was absolutely delicious as per usual.i had today's special chicken gourdons spicy and a fresh bree starter.my partner had the fish.was all fresh.good friendly service and the place is spotlessly clean.will be back again and definitely recommended to anyone...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Marc K
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Frequent visitor to this chippy but for some reason haven’t ever reviewed it. So to summarise it’s always brill, smoked haddock simply the best you’ll get anywhere! As per the title of this review: best chippy on the planet! Highly recommend you visit it :-)

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Roddy_boy_S
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Who can resist the smell of freshly cooked fish n chips? Not I!! “Forget the BBQ, lets just grab something quick”! So we did! And so glad we did! Happy staff, clean and fresh appearance (shop). Food was lovely 👍🏼 No need to say more....More

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank GordonM423
Reviewed June 1, 2019

We spent 4 weeks in the UK and this place had the best fish and chips of our journey. Their menu also has super fried shrimp and fried brie. If you are touring the Scottish coast from St Andrews down, this is the GO TO...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Pete k
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April 12, 2019|
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Response from CMACK1958 | Property representative |
We are able to offer grilled fish, if you wish it cooked separately.
Anna G
September 28, 2018|
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Response from CMACK1958 | Property representative |
We cook using Palm Oil. The chips are cooked in dedicated fryer's that are only used for the chips, separate from the fish fryer.
Lynn S
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Colin M | Property representative |
Sorry but no gluten free batter, however we do have gluten free fish cakes, namely salmon & dill, Thai Cod & prawn and smoked haddock. We offer grilled smoked haddock and grilled haddock. Also gluten free is our chicken and... More
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